Author: Pascale King


  • Pascale King

    Dr. Pascale King is an Emergency Medicine resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa. She is a junior editor with the Digital Scholarship and Knowledge Dissemination team for the EMOttawaBlog.

Critical Care, Full Article, Journal Club, Neurology

Early versus delayed antihypertensive treatment in patients with acute ischaemic stroke: multicentre, open label, randomised, controlled trial

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 2/5 Liu L, et al. BMJ. 2023 Oct 9;383:e076448.  Question: Do early vs delayed blood pressure management in patients with mild-mode... Read more.
Cardiology, Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Resuscitation

Don’t go Breaking my Heart: 2022 Heart Failure Guidelines

Patients with heart failure are often newly diagnosed in the Emergency Department, or are the presenting location for those with decompensated heart failure. Th... Read more.
Cardiology, Featured, Grand Round Summaries

Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter Best Practice Checklist

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is encountered with significant frequency in the Emergency Department (ED). In fact, atrial fibrillation is the single most common arr... Read more.
Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Critical Care, Featured, Grand Round Summaries

Aortic Dissection – A Needle in a Haystack

A 65-year-old male self-presents to the Emergency Department (ED) with sudden-onset severe chest pain. The pain was sharp, lasted 30 minutes, and has now resolv... Read more.